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Overview of Current COVID-19 Diagnostic Devices with FDA Emergency Use Authorization

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  1. excellent. Can you explain why so many companies have gone in for RT PCR and why RT LAMP which would have given results at point of care leading to isolation and interruption of transmission have not found favour with both the companies or regulatory authorities ?

    1. Great question. This may have more to do with patent protection for the newer LAMP methods as compared with conventional RT-PCR methods.

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